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On the Horizon: Insights From the JCHS

The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University takes a look at a few key datapoints, which give a better picture of how the market is faring as we near the year’s halfway point.

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Fed Raises Nominal Interest Rate by 0.75%

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Three-quarters of a point. This is the amount the Federal Reserve chose to raise the nominal interest rate by citing the need to combat the highest rate of inflation since the 80s.  To put that another way, this is the ...

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Adding Up: Rising Rates’ Financial Impact

Mortgage rates have surpassed 5% lately, due in large part to increases to the federal interest rate by the Federal Reserve who in addition to raising the rate twice this year, is expected to have further increases for the foreseeable future. ...

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Military Conflict Complicates Fannie Mae’s Estimates

No matter what you call it, the conflict in Ukraine is creating worldwide macroeconomic events that will trickle down to every segment of the economy over the course of the year.  Knowing this, the Economic and Strategic Research Group (ESR) at ...

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Is a New Normal on the Horizon?

A “new normal” may be on the horizon after a tumultuous year in 2021 which saw a conflagration of market trends reach new highs, and lows, which have continued into 2022.  According to the Economic and Strategic Research Group (ESR) ...

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Consumers Indicate Now Is The Time To Sell

Fannie Mae’s latest iteration of the monthly Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) fell by a slight 0.5 points to 74.2 in December as consumers wildly differed on whether it is a good time to buy or sell a home and their outlook on the economy. When combined, these metrics ...

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